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Chapters/Affiliates

Finlandia Foundation National is now affiliated with nearly 60 organizations in 25 states and Washington, D.C. To join an already established chapter, please contact that chapter directly. If If there is no available contact information, we will forward your message for you.

Alaska

Anchorage Suomi Finland Club
Founded: 1920
Affiliated with FFN: 2015
Pinja Larme
finnclub.com

Arizona

The Finnish-American Club of Tucson
Founded: 1966
Affiliated with FFN: 2007
Tommi Koskinen
tucsonfinnishamericanclub.org


Finns & Friends of Phoenix
Founded: 1973
Affiliated with FFN: 2010
Kati Huhtala
finnsandfriendsfacebook

California

Finlandia Foundation Berkeley
Founded: 2016
Affiliated with FFN: 2016

Finlandia Foundation San Francisco Bay Area
Founded: 1956
Affiliated with FFN: 1956
Hanna Tikkanen-Merk
finlandiasf.org 

House of Finland San Diego
Founded: 1940
Affiliated with FFN: 2015
Timo Luostarinen
houseoffinland.org

Los Angeles Finlandia Foundation
Affiliated with FFN: 1974
Jeff Neff
lafinlandiafoundation.org

Finnish-American Home Association
Sonoma
Affiliated with FFN: 2005
Salla Vaerma-Jadlos

fahausa.org

Colorado

Finlandia Foundation of Colorado
Denver
Founded: 1965
Affiliated with FFN: 1993
Kirsi St. Marie
Website
Facebook

Connecticut

Finnish American Heritage Society
Canterbury
Founded: 1987
Affiliated with FFN: 2011
Steven Bousquet
fahs-ct.org

Delaware

Delaware Valley Finnish Americans
Newark
Founded: 1976
Affiliated with FFN: 2017
Roy Palo
delawarevalleyfacebook

New Sweden Alliance
Yorklyn
Affiliated with FFN: 2017
Sheila Romine
newswedenalliance.org

District of Columbia

Finlandia Foundation National Capital
Founded: 1959
Affiliated with FFN: 1959
Andrea Pakonen Rasmussen
finlandiadc.org

Florida

Finlandia Foundation Florida Chapter
Lantana
Founded: 1954
Affiliated with FFN: 1954
Reija Kilpinen
finlandiafloridafacebook

FinnsConnect South Florida
Broward/Miami/Dade
Founded: 2017
Affiliated with FFN: 2017
Päivi Kaufman
finnsconnectfacebook

Georgia

Atlanta Finland Society, Inc.
Founded: 1970
Affiliated with FFN: 1975
Verna Bush
atlantafinlandsociety.org

Illinois

Finnish-American Society
of the Midwest

Chicago
Founded: 1995
Affiliated with FFN: 1997
Dan Maki
fasm.us/

Maine

Finnish-American Heritage Society of Maine
West Paris
Founded: 1982
Affiliated with FFN: 2012
Karen Bennett
mainefinns.org

Finnish Farmers Club
Monson
Founded: 1935
Affiliated with FFN: 2012
Inez Goodine
monsonmaine.org

Finnish Heritage House
South Thomaston
Founded: 2003
Affiliated with FFN: 2007
Jacqueline Harjula   
finnheritage.org

Maryland

Finlandia Foundation Baltimore Area
Founded: 1974
Affiliated with FFN: 1974
Ruut DeMeo
finlandiabaltimorefacebook

Massachusetts

Cape Ann Finns
Founded: 2017
Affiliated with FFN: 2017
Rob Ranta

CapeAnnFinns.com

Finlandia Foundation Boston, Inc.
Founded: 1955
Affiliated with FFN: 1955
Henne Capone
FinlandiaFoundationBoston



Finnish-American Society of Cape Cod
Founded: 1997
Affiliated with FFN: 2012
Stephen Trimble

Finnish Center at Saima Park, Inc.
Fitchburg
Founded: 1898
Affiliated with FFN: 2005
Linda Byrne
saima-park.org

The Finnish Heritage Society-Sovittaja
Rutland
Founded: 1890
Affiliated with FFN: 2006
Barry Heiniluoma
sovittaja.com

Michigan

Finlandia Foundation of Michigan
Royal Oak (Detroit area)
Founded: 2012
Affiliated with FFN: 2012
Frank Gottberg
finlandiamichiganfacebook

Finlandia Foundation National, Lake Superior Chapter
Marquette
Founded: 1994
Affiliated with FFN: 2006
Ron J. Hill
finlandiasuperiorfacebook

Finnish-American Society of West Central Michigan
Coopersville
Founded: 1987
Affiliated with FFN: 2007
finnishwestmichiganfacebook

Finnish Center Association
Farmington Hills (Detroit area)
Founded: 1966
Affiliated with FFN: 2004
Christine Manninen
Roger Wanttaja

finnishcenter.org

Finnish Theme Committee of Hancock
Finlandia Foundation Copper Country Chapter
Founded: 1980s
Affiliated with FFN: 2006
David Maki
James Kurtti

Finnish Theme Committee

Minnesota

Finlandia Foundation Northland
Duluth
Founded: 2010
Affiliated with FFN: 2010
Steve Leppälä
finlandianorthlandfacebook

Finlandia Foundation Twin Cities/FinnSource
Founded: 1994
Affiliated with FFN: 1994
Betsey Norgard
finnsource.org

Finnish-Americans and Friends
(Hibbing Chapter)
Founded: 1998
Marcella Schwecke

Kaleva Building Corporation
Virginia
Founded: 1968
Affiliated with FFN: 2017
Art Maki

Red River Finns
Moorhead
Founded: 1983
Affiliated with FFN: 2011
Ellen Liddle
redriverfinnsfacebook

Montana

Finlandia Foundation of Montana
Missoula
Founded: 2017
Affiliated with FFN: 2017
Jenni Rohrbach
finlandiafoundationmontana.org

Finn Club of Helena
Affiliated with FFN: 2007
Marjorie Peura Reilly


Finnish Family of Kaleva
Roberts
Affiliated with FFN: 2011
Carrie Hoist
Claudia Morley
kalevafacebook

New York

Finger Lakes Finns
Spencer
Founded: 1968
Affiliated with FFN: 2006
Michael Ludgate
fingerlakesfacebook

Finlandia Foundation New York Metropolitan
New York City
Founded: 1954
Affiliated with FFN: 1954
Eero Kilpi
finlandiafoundationny.org

North Carolina

Triangle Finnish Association
Founded: 1991
Affiliated with FFN: 2023
Thomas Dunder
trifinn.org

Ohio

Finnish-American Heritage Association of Ashtabula County
Founded: 1995
Affiliated with FFN: 2003
Linda Sippola Riddell
faha-ashtabula.org

Finnish Heritage Museum
Fairport Harbor
Affiliated with FFN: 2015
David Leifer
finnishheritagemuseum.org

Oregon

Astoria Chapter of Finlandia Foundation National
Astoria
Founded: 1886
Affiliated with FFN: 2022
Karen Van Cleave
suomihallfacebook

Finlandia Foundation Columbia-Pacific
Portland
Founded: 2001
Affiliated with FFN: 2001 
Heli Hatanpaa-Wetzel
ffcpc.info

Pennsylvania

Finlandia Foundation Pittsburgh
Year Affiliated with FFN: 1990
Karen Fix
pittsburghfinns.net

Finnish-American Society of Delaware Valley
Philadelphia
Founded: 1978
Affiliated with FFN: 2006
Marja Kaisla
fasdv.org

South Dakota

Sons and Daughters of Suomi
Black Hills
Affiliated with FFN: 2015
Larry Rantapaa

Texas

Finnish-American Society of Dallas/Fort Worth
Affiliated with FFN: 1991
Jeremy Martin
texfinn.org

Finnish Language School of North Texas
Dallas
Affiliated with FFN: 2018
Leila Jaamuru
suomi-koulu.com

Utah

Finlandia Foundation Utah
Provo
Founded: 2016
Tiina Watts
finlandiautahfacebook

Virginia

Finlandia Foundation Tidewater Virginia
Founded: 1979
Affiliated with FFN: 1979
Randy Wantaja
finlandiatidewaterfacebook

Washington

Finlandia Foundation Inland Northwest
1970
Tuula Ezzell
FinlandiaInlandNorthwest.org

Finlandia Foundation Seattle
Founded: 1965
Affiliated with FFN: 1968
Mikko Männistö
finlandiafoundationseattle.com

Finlandia Foundation Suomi Chapter
Founded: 2010
Affiliated with FFN: 2010
Bellingham
Hanna Winter
ffsuomi.com

Finnish-American Folk Festival of Naselle
Naselle
Founded: 1982
Affiliated with FFN: 2011
Jennifer Ullakko-Boggs
nasellefinnfest.com

Swedish Finn Historical Society
Seattle
Founded: 1991
Affiliated with FFN: 1991
Bill Carlson
swedishfinnhistoricalsociety.org